16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Inverness, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Stirling, Scotland
— 1 night
drive:  3 h 30 min
6
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: New York City

5
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jewel Tower, Westminster Cathedral, Medieval Banquet, and other attractions you added. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Windsor Castle (in Windsor) and Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and admire the landmark architecture of The View from The Shard.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In September, London is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Inverness.

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Historic Sites Nightlife Parks

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

1
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Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Inverness day trip website .

Getting from London to Inverness by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Inverness reach 62°F and lows reach 46°F. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

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Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
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Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland, and other attractions. On the 13th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and then squeeze the most out of the city with City of the Dead Tours.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

1
night
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
You've added Portree Harbour, Neist Point, Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Black Cuillin, explore the activities along Portree Harbour, explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, explore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock, then take in the dramatic natural features at Trotternish Ridge, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Fairy Glen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, then take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye road trip planning app .

Do a combination of train, flight, and ferry from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stirling.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Trotternish Ridge ©
Trotternish Ridge

1
night
Stirling, Scotland

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Stirling trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Stirling takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for York.

Things to do in Stirling

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
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York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Bloody Tour of York, York Minster, Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, get engrossed in the history at Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_understanding_of_the_past_and_present_with The Bloody Tour of York.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the York trip planner.

Take a train from Stirling to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. September in York sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Minster ©
York Minster
The Bloody Tour of York ©
The Bloody Tour of York

1
night
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Warwick Castle as well as Tudor World. On the 18th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon journey website .

Getting from York to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Warwick Castle
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Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Tudor World ©
Tudor World

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London

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hever Castle & Gardens, Dover Castle and Canterbury Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hever Castle & Gardens, Dover Castle, Canterbury Cathedral
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens

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